New York officials said on Monday that they feared efforts to accelerate the vaccination of people against the novel coronavirus will be hampered by an insufficient supply of doses from the U.S. government.
As millions of people await their turn to get a COVID-19 vaccine that could be months away, scammers online, in emails and on messaging apps are luring victims with claims they can deliver shots within days for as little as $150.
The $900 billion coronavirus relief package passed by the U.S. Congress on Monday contains a high-profile tax loophole for business meals, but not the one thing most requested by independent U.S. restaurants which have been devastated by the pandemic: cash.
A review of emails, memos, depositions, legal motions and other documents unsealed late on Friday in Purdue's bankruptcy proceedings show Sackler family members discussed potential litigation exposure at least as early as 2007.
The number of coronavirus deaths in the United States crossed 300,000, according to Reuters tally, as the hardest hit nation rolled out its first vaccine inoculations on Monday.
A federal appeals court in Manhattan on Thursday appeared skeptical of arguments by four Democratic-leaning U.S. states to overturn Republican President Donald Trump's decision to cap federal deductions for state and local taxes.